The Accountable Capitalism Act: Should Corporations be mandated to act under moral obligations of personhood or only to maximize the value of their shares?

By:  Maryam Karimi With the widening inequality in corporate America and ever-rising CEO compensation, strides towards restructuring corporate wealth may be one of the most important and onerous tasks a senator can choose to undertake.[1] On August 15, 2018, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts introduced the Accountable Capitalism Act which would create an Office of … Continue reading The Accountable Capitalism Act: Should Corporations be mandated to act under moral obligations of personhood or only to maximize the value of their shares?

Dynamex Operations W., Inc. v. Superior Court: Heightening Employers Duties under the California Labor Code

By:  Ken Jensen In California, the wind is blowing in favor of applying Labor Code standards broadly to workers, limiting the “independent contractor” designation. On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court rendered a significant Labor Law opinion involving independent contractors:  Dynamex Operations W., Inc. v. Superior Court, No. S222732, 2018 WL 1999120 (Cal. Apr. … Continue reading Dynamex Operations W., Inc. v. Superior Court: Heightening Employers Duties under the California Labor Code